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Thursday, March 5, 2009

My Garmin Came Home!!!

WOW I can not believe all of the wonderful BBQ recipe ideas in response to this mornings give-away, keep them coming!

I also forgot to tell you that I won Hangry Pants’, Quaker All Natural Gift Box!!! Thanks Heather and Mark.

When I got home this afternoon, I received two packages on the doorstep, I LOVE SNAIL MAIL! Speaking of which would anybody be interested in doing a blogger exchange?!

First some coupons to try some Odwalla on them, thanks friends!


Second this one was the BEST! MY Garmin, came in who I affectionately like to call speedy. I have been using my friend Christina’s ( girl thank you) and now mine is back and ready to rock.Just in time for my 18 miler on Saturday They fixed it for FREE, thank GARMIN!



Snack 11am: Mrs.Mays’s Almond Crunch, these are AMAZING!


Lunch 1:00pm: I was kind of of in the mood for something else besides a salad today, so I made a very weird combination. TJ’s Organic O’s, with string cheese, and a slice of turkey in it for protein. Wasn't’ that bad, but not my fave. I aslo had some leftover sweet potato fries, small salad, and an orange.


Snack 4pm: Fage with Banana Nut Cheerios(holy yum) and blueberries. Not the best thing to have right before a workout though, the yogurt must have curled in my stomach!!!


After work today I went to the gym for an AMAZING track workout.

  • 12 minute warm up at a 9 minutes pace.
  • 6X 100 strides quick
  • 4X 200’s at 6:40pace, level 9 with 4x200’s in between to recover
  • 2x400’s at 6:40pace, level 9 with 2x400’s in between to recover at 8:40 pace
  • 3x200’s at 6:40pace, level 9 with 3x200’s in between to recover
  • 5 minute easy cool down

After the run I hit the weights and did a Jillian Michaels mini workout, and A LOT of ab work too.I also did some burpees, with and added push up, I love when people just stare at me when I do these, I am so in the zone that I don’t even notice until I get up and see eyes looking..lol…who known's what they are thinking. The best song to do burpes to by the way is Eminem's, Lose Yourself from the 8 mile sound track. In fact I listen to it over and over on the treadmill too, that song really inspires me to kick booty!


Hubby was exhausted from the lack of sleep he has been getting and wasn’t up to going to Thursday night group, so we went ahead and went out and had dinner right around the corner from our house. Our favorite Thai restaurant Thai Chili. I usually get the yellow curry, but because I am trying to stick to something with simple ingredients, I went with the Tofu Vegetable Stir-fry with brown rice. It was ok, not as good as my Curry!


I was so hungry Hubby and I split some Wonton Chicken Soup as an appetizer. 

My Dish:




mmmm…enough said, I think I could eat Thai food every night for the rest of my LIFE!!! Tomorrow night is GNO(Girls Night OUT) with some ladies at church, and we are going to PF Chang’s another favorite. 

Look at these temptations at work, I so wanted one, and I don’t even like non home-made cupcakes!!!! I didn’t cave in.


Alright friends, I am off to bed early. Ok it’s 10:00pm so that's not that early, but I have a rest day tomorrow (first one all week), so I only plan on sleeping in and doing Yoga in the morning, work, and then enjoying the evening out with the Girls. No pizza and a movie night for me and Hubbers, but I did get the boys a yummy pizza to have for dinner tomorrow night. What are your FRIDAY night plans???? Anyone have a long run this weekend?

Night Night

edited to add: It is now 11pm, and I am going to bed for real this time:)


Mica said...

Good job resisting those unnatural-looking cupcakes!

I have my first 10 miler this weekend. Yippee!

FoodsThatFit said...

I LOVE my Garmin too. I don't know how I ever ran without one! Score with the coupons! I love those drinks! I am impressed with your willpower with the cupcakes! I am not a huge frosting fan, but the chocolate cake part looks yummy!

Great workout too!

MizFit said...

happy rest day! Its a rest weekend here training wise...and beyond that not sure.
I think Im bringing my Toddler to get her first real haircut.
I know.
the excitement here is TOUGH to match huh?

just me said...

yay for garmin being back!!!

and love the workout! you the woman!!!!

Melissa said...

Those little cupcakes always tempt me to but I always "TRY" to leave them behind!! :)

Helen's Journey said...

Wow that's some bright orange frosting. Luckily I'm not a sweets person.

Brian said...

Welcome home Garmin!

Lets do a blogger exchange!!! I have read about them and think it would be a fun way to kick off spring or somethin :)

Denise said...

Stir fry looks great!

Enjoy your rest day!

ttfn300 said...

ooh, i still want a garmin. how awesome they fixed it for free :) i've got a long[er] run this weekend if all goes as planned... maybe even some swimming (finally!). ENJOY!

Lacey Nicole said...

i have 18 miles tomorrow SO SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!! you tried the banana nut cheerios!!!!! mmm!!! :) i never got the potm package :( did you send it out? i am worried it went missing in the mail :(

Andrea (Off Her Cork) said...

Sister I so can't even imagine running 18miles. You are a rockstar!

Love that Eminem song! It's one of my fave workout songs. Totally gets me pumped. :D

YaY Garmin!

RunToFinish said...

Hey so I ended up deciding on the holiday inn within walking distance of the start line cause that is my fav!!
Holiday Inn

Hallie said...

Talking about your workouts makes me want to hit the gym! I can't wait until this weekend...workout time!

Do you have any tips for resisting work temptation? I've been really bad about it lately, and I think it's the difference between maintaining my weight and allowing a few pounds to creep on. I'd prefer the former, of course!

Anonymous said...

Hurray for awesome packages - I love snail mail, too!!

Even though the lunch wasn't your fave, I think it is so creative! I love the way the string cheese is like little circles of melty goodness :o)

Mmmm THAI FOOD! I could definitely eat that every night, too. I'm going to P.F. Chang's this weekend as well!

I hope you have a fantastic weekend! I'll be getting my work done so I can go home for spring break (YES!) and might sneak in a little bit of fun, too ;o)

Amanda said...

Hi Bobbi!

I am new to your blog and just wanted to say that I am really enjoying reading! I did my first half-marathon in November and am starting to gear up again for a 10 miler in early May...hopefully doing a 6 miler this weekend (I live in PA so I pretty much spent winter exercises at the gym or yoga studio). I'm also a huge fan of the 30 day shred which I got for xmas and have seen big changes in my body!

Keep up the fun/interesting posts, girl! Happy weekend :)

Meghann said...

So glad you got your Garmin back!

Now that I have mine, I can't imagine any run with out it. It's my favorite running buddy :)

healthy ashley said...

Yay for great packages!

No long run for me... all about recovery over here :)

aron said...

I loooove getting stuff in the mail!

I am doing 18 this weekend too!! Will be sending lots of good long run vibes your way :)

Anonymous said...

I love getting packages in the mail! I'm a new blogger but I would totally be interested in doing a blogger exchange!! Can't get enough new and delicious food!